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Getting The Job: Data Scientist at Microsoft
Yayun's job search went viral on LinkedIn when she posted her resume and qualifications in search of a job that could sponsor her visa. She got hundreds of replies and comments with interview opportunities. Yayun is an international student from China and is now working as a Data Scientist at Microsoft (she also interviewed at Amazon and JP Morgan Chase). Watch to hear her story!
Onboard is excited to share “Getting the Job - International Student Edition” - a series where we interview international students who have accepted full-time and internship positions at exciting companies in the US. Each episode will introduce a new international student and discuss their recruitment strategies, motivators, and processes that helped them get where they are today.
Contents of this video:
0:40 Getting to know Yayun
1:21 Coming to the US for her PHD
2:40 Dealing with being on a visa
4:42 Going viral on LinkedIn
6:07 Interviewing at Microsoft
7:14 Preparing for the interview
9:42 Being a Data Scientist at Microsoft
11:00 Working from home vs. In person
13:28 Advice for International Students